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  • 04/08/2014 1:56 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    About the Company:

    Global LT, Inc. provides foreign language training, cross-cultural training, relocation assistance, translation services, and interpretation services to a multitude of highly respected global corporations.  Visit for more information about the company.

    Job Details:

    Global LT is currently looking for an ESL tutor for a child in Novi to start immediately.  The child is the daughter of our client who relocated from Venezuela on an international job assignment.  She is 9 years old and has a high-novice English proficiency level.  She will need lessons once per week, Thursday from 5:00-6:30pm, at her home in Novi.


    Global LT, Inc. hires tutors as independent contractors.  Tutors are responsible for providing an individualized program based on the goals and needs of each client.  An allotted budget is provided for the purchasing of materials for the client.



    We prefer instructors with a minimum of 2 years teaching and/or tutoring experience.  A bachelor’s degree and/or teaching certification in a related field of study is also strongly preferred. 


    Contact: To apply, please submit your resume and hourly salary requirements to Christine

  • 03/26/2014 10:24 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)
    Pontiac Academy for Excellence,, seeks a Spanish-English bilingual parapro, to start immediately. Click this link for the details:
  • 02/18/2014 10:28 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Job Title: Director Intensive ESL Program

    Western Michigan University seeks a visionary leader for its Center for English Language and Culture for International Students (CELCIS). The CELCIS Director reports to the Associate Provost of the Haenicke Institute for Global Education (HIGE). The director works closely with the Associate Provost, senior Institute staff and CELCIS faculty and staff to expand the programs offered through CELCIS to serve and meet the needs of a wide range of international students in keeping with the expanding scope of Western Michigan’s global and international programs. Tenure is negotiable for a suitable candidate.

    CELCIS was founded in 1975 and is fully accredited. Its specialists hold advanced degrees in ESL and/or applied linguistics. CELCIS is one of two intensive English programs in Michigan accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) and is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP) and University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP). CELCIS enrolls about 250 students per term.

    Western Michigan University is a nationally recognized research university classified as high research by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. WMU offers nearly 250 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level.  More than 20 percent of its 24,600 students are enrolled in graduate course work.  The University’s vision is founded on three pillars and aspires to distinguish itself as learner centered, discovery driven, and globally engaged. For more information on the University’s vision and strategic plan, please visit  

    Major Duties:
    Provide leadership and supervision to faculty and staff.  Participate in the recruitment of international students for the University and CELCIS. Represent CELCIS and the University effectively in external and internal relations.  Meet the needs of international CELCIS students regarding curriculum and student services.  Manage the daily operations of CELCIS and two English for Academic Purposes bridge courses, English 3600 and 3610. Plan, budget, and manage program finances. Make all employment decision recommendations and conduct evaluations. Participate in strategic planning and assessment.

    Required Qualifications:
    Masters Degree in TESL or Applied Linguistics.  Five years’ administrative experience in a university IEP, such as special program coordination, curriculum development, placement and testing oversight, accreditation, or other related experience.  Ten years’ full-time experience teaching ESL, six of which must be in a four-year college or university-level intensive English program.  Administrative experience may be concurrent with teaching experience.

    Desired Qualifications:
    At least five years’ experience teaching ESL in a U.S. institution of higher learning.
    Earned Ph.D. in TESL, Applied Linguistics or a related field.
    Experience living and teaching overseas.
    Familiarity with a language other than English.

    Applications and nominations:
    Review of the candidates will continue until an outstanding candidate is selected.  Applicants should submit electronically the following information:
    • Letter describing background and accomplishments that demonstrates how experience matches position’s requirements
    • Resume
    • Names, telephone numbers, and addresses (including email) of five references who can provide substantive knowledge of leadership and attest to professional qualifications and skills as related to TESL plus management experience.

    Please visit for detailed information and application procedures. For more information on WMU and the Kalamazoo Community see and

    WMU is an affirmative action /equal opportunity employer consistent with applicable federal and state law. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

    Apply Here:

  • 02/13/2014 9:26 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Language Center International ( is seeking ESL instructors for the March/April 2014 term. Classes meet Monday to Thursday from 8:45 to 6:15 and Fridays 8:45 to 12:45. There is the possibility of evening classes and classes Friday afternoon.

    Our winter term, second session, runs from March 10 to April 25.  I (Jo-Len Braswell) am interviewing for full and part-time openings. Our program has continued to expand and we are seeking additional instructors to add to our current staff.

    Full-time Positions Expanding ESL program:

    Applicants must have an MA degree or higher in ESL, English, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or Foreign Languages and experience teaching ESL at a postsecondary level in a classroom environment. Additionally, applicants should possess a minimum of three months of full-time equivalent ESL or foreign language teaching experience or a certificate in teaching ESL or foreign language that includes a practice teaching component; experience instructing adult international students at a postsecondary level; native or near native abilities in English with minimal errors in writing and speaking; the ability to teach all subjects at all levels effectively; and excellent communication skills and knowledge of computer operations. Knowledge of a second language and overseas experience are preferable but not required.

    Starting salary $26,500 to $28,000 (based on experience) plus 100% employer funded health care for the instructor. Bonuses and pension plan are additional benefits.

    Part-time Positions Expanding ESL program:

    All applicants must have a minimum of a BA degree. Preference is given to applicants with an MA or higher in ESL, English, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or Foreign Languages. Applicants without a degree in ESL should have a minimum of the equivalent of three months of full-time ESL teaching experience, or a certificate in teaching ESL or foreign language that includes a practice teaching component. All applicants should have experience working with adult international students; possess native or near native abilities in English with minimal errors in writing and speaking and have good communication skills and knowledge of computer operations. Knowledge of a second language and overseas experience are preferable but not required.

    New part-time instructors with a BA start at $22.00 per hour. MA instructors start at $23 to $25, depending on the assignment. Bonuses and pension plan are additional benefits.

    Please send a cover letter and resume to

  • 02/13/2014 9:10 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Walkerville Public Schools

    145 E. Lathrop St.

    Walkerville, MI 49459



    Must Possess:          Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with Secondary

    English (BA) and Social Studies (RX or CX) endorsements. 



    Interested Candidates please submit a letter of application and resume to:

    Beth Oomen

    Walkerville Public Schools

    145 E. Lathrop Street

    Walkerville, MI 49459


    It is the policy of the Walkerville Public Schools that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin creed or ancestry, political belief, sex, disability, handicap, religion, age, height, weight, or marital status be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity and in employment.                                       

  • 02/06/2014 10:21 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)
    Details on this position are available on the Literacy Center of West Michigan's website at 

    To apply: Submit resume and cover letter to Deidre Deering, or by mail at:
    Deidre Deering
    Literacy Center of West Michigan
    1120 Monroe Ave NW Ste. 240
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Application deadline: February 15, 2014

  • 02/04/2014 11:38 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)
    Details on this position are available on the Literacy Center of West Michigan's website at 

    To apply: Submit resume and cover letter to Deidre Deering, or by mail at:
    Deidre Deering
    Literacy Center of West Michigan
    1120 Monroe Ave NW Ste. 240
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Application deadline: February 21, 2014

  • 01/10/2014 10:45 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Director, Intensive English Institute

    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    The IEI Director provides leadership for and oversight of the Intensive English Institute.  The successful candidate will develop, administer, and evaluate IEI academic programs; oversee recruitment, training, and management of IEI teaching, technical, and clerical staff; oversee the financial aspects of the IEI, including control of the budget, allocation of resources, and marketing; formulate and implement policies relating to the IEI in consultation with staff; and represent the IEI on campus, with outside constituencies and within the profession.  The IEI Director may also teach an IEI class, schedules permitting.  The IEI Director reports to the Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Programs, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS).





    Earned PhD in second language acquisition or a related field;

    Experience in teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL);

    Exceptional interpersonal and collaborative skills, both oral and written.



    Familiarity with university-level operations; supervisory experience or demonstrated leadership of a team of professionals; demonstrated budgeting experience; experience in a leadership position in an Intensive English Program; experience in teacher training.


    Salary and Appointment Information

    This is a full-time twelve-month academic professional position. Salary is commensurate with experience, qualifications, and the personal characteristics required to assume a demanding and significant role requiring administrative leadership.  The preferred starting date is on or before August 16, 2014, but if needed, adjustments can be made to accommodate the selected candidate.

    Application Procedures

    Please create your candidate profile through  and submit application materials: a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita, and a statement of teaching philosophy.  Online application will require the contact information for three professional references.  To ensure full consideration, submit required application materials by February 15, 2014.

    For questions regarding the position, contact Fred Davidson (Search Committee Chair) via email:


    For information about the IEI, visit

    The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

  • 12/01/2013 2:00 PM | Anonymous
    Location: Indiana University EAP Program in the Department of English

    The English for Academic Purposes Program in the Department of English at the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI is seeking applicants for a lecturer position. This renewable, ten-month, non-tenure teaching appointment begins Aug. 1, 2014.

1. Teach intermediate and advanced-level EAP courses, especially reading, grammar and speaking (a 4-4 course load or 12 credit hours/semester).
    2. Help coordinate associate/part-time faculty3. Serve on the EAP Program Coordinating Committee

    Required qualifications include:
    A Master's degree in TESOL or related field; two years of experience teaching English as a Second Language in a university setting; demonstrated ability to use a variety of active and student-centered teaching methods; and native-like proficiency in English. Experience with CALL preferred.

    For further information call 317-274-2188.

    IUPUI is an EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process must notify Prof. Estela Ene at in advance.
  • 12/01/2013 2:00 PM | Anonymous
    Employer: Pearson

    Location: Flexible

    Assessment to be scored: edTPA is designed for the profession by the profession, edTPA was developed by teachers and teacher educators from across the nation, in collaboration with faculty and staff from Stanford University, to support candidate learning and preparation program growth and renewal. Aligned with the Common Core State Standards and InTASC Standards, edTPA assesses teaching that promotes student learning in diverse contexts.

    edTPA is a subject-specific assessment of pedagogy, available in 27 teaching fields, that requires pre-service candidates to document and demonstrate that they can plan, teach, and assess major learning outcomes within their field of expertise.

    Training: Scoring training includes about 20 hours of self-paced online modules and interactive web-based sessions, once qualified, scoring will begin. The system is available for online-training and scoring 6:00 am - 11:59 pm CST seven days a week.

    Qualfications: Pearson is hiring teacher educators and accomplished teachers to score edTPA from a secure, private location such as home or office. Qualified candidates will complete training, pass a qualification and then score edTPA assessments.

    The position requires a part-time commitment, in addition to the following:

    - Expertise in the subject matter or developmental level of the teaching field (degree and/or professional experience)
    - Teaching experience in that field (or teaching methods or supervising student teachers in that field)
    - Experience mentoring or supervising beginning teachers

    Scoring is currently underway and we would greatly appreciate your time to submit an application to participate.

    To apply, visit the following URL:

    Learn more at
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